8 Replies Latest reply: Dec 5, 2012 8:06 AM by Chaudhary ovais
hussam1992 Level 1 Level 1

I just got the iPhone 5 and I would like to sync it to my itunes to upload music. However, apparently I need to buy the snow leopard os for $200 to do so. I am not willing to pay $200 just to upload music on my phone. There has to be another way to do connect my iphone to itunes. Below are the specifications for my mac.


Hardware Overview:


  Model Name:    MacBook Pro

  Model Identifier:    MacBookPro5,1

  Processor Name:    Intel Core 2 Duo

  Processor Speed:    2.4 GHz

  Number Of Processors:    1

  Total Number Of Cores:    2

  L2 Cache:    3 MB

  Memory:    2 GB

  Bus Speed:    1.07 GHz

  Boot ROM Version:    MBP51.007E.B06

  SMC Version (system):    1.33f8

  Serial Number (system):    W88****1G0


  Sudden Motion Sensor:

  State:    Enabled


System Software Overview:


  System Version:    Mac OS X 10.5.8 (9L31a)

  Kernel Version:    Darwin 9.8.0

  Boot Volume:    Macintosh HD

  Boot Mode:    Normal

  Computer Name:    Hussam’s MacBook Pro

  User Name:    Hussam (hussam)

  Time since boot:    17 days 1:57




  Version:    10.6.3

  Last Modified:    8/28/12 9:38 PM

  Kind:    Universal

  Get Info String:    iTunes 10.6.3, © 2000-2012 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.

  Location:    /Applications/iTunes.app


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iPhone 5
Solved by Niel on Dec 4, 2012 9:15 PM Solved

It isn't possible to buy it without upgrading to Mac OS X 10.6 first. Purchase the item I linked to above and not any other OS upgrade.



Reply by Niel on Dec 4, 2012 8:48 PM Helpful

Snow Leopard is $19.99 US, not $200. If you aren't willing to spend that much, redownload your past iTunes Store purchases directly on the device if doing so is free in your country.



Reply by Niel on Dec 4, 2012 9:01 PM Helpful

Snow Leopard. Even if you needed Mountain Lion, you'd still need a Snow Leopard DVD to get to it.



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